NYC’s changing property values — in map form

A map of changing property values in NYC
A map of changing property values in NYC

While New York City’s home prices seem to be going in a uniform direction — up, up and up — not all neighborhoods have seen the same kind of appreciation.

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Manhattan and Brooklyn, unsurprisingly, have seen prices fly sky high since 2008, when the market tanked. Some of the priciest nabes, according to a new interactive map from Chris Walker, spotted by Gothamist, include Greenpoint, Chelsea, Southern Brooklyn as a whole, parts of Harlem and the Garment District. Even in the Bronx, the cost of housing is on the rise.

But all over Queens and in eastern Brooklyn, there is a different story. Ridgewood stood out as a particularly affordable spot, though the Williamsburg-ization of the nabe is likely to take hold of rental rates soon enough. [Gothamist]Julie Strickland